UGA Cooperative Extension Pecan Specialist Lenny Wells Optimistic About This Year’s Crop

The University of Georgia’s pecan specialist believes that the state’s trees have finally overcome the struggles of a wet 2013. Wet years are known to cause increased pecan scab disease which stress a tree and can infect nuts. This year, farmers were more able to protect their trees and as a result stand to make more profit due to increased yields and steady┬áprices. Georgia is the nation’s leading pecan producer, with over 145,000 acres of pecans being grown in 2013.

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